Slipknot’s Jim Root and Mick Thomson Named “Best Metal Guitarists In The World.”

According to a poll on the Music Radar website, Slipknot’s Jim Root and Mick Thomson have been named “Best Metal Guitarists In The World.” The pair received over 17,000 votes, beating out such names as James Hetfield (Metallica); James “Munky” Shaffer and Brian “Head” Welch (Korn); Olavi Mikkonen and Johan Söderberg (Amon Amarth); Richard Z.Kruspe and Paul Landers (Rammstein); Phil Sgrosso and Nick Hipa, Sean Long and Mat Welsh (While She Sleeps); Kerry King and Gary Holt (Slayer); Adam Dutkiewicz and Joel Stroetzel (Killswitch Engage); and Alexi Laiho and Daniel Freyberg (Children Of Bodom) in a vote by fans of the site. Slipknot’s new album We Are Not Your Kind released on August 9th via Roadrunner Records/Elecktra. Continue reading

Allegaeon Drops Video For Of Mind and Matrix, Whitechapel Tour Starts Soon

Tech death metallers Allegaeon have dropped a new video clip for their crushing track ‘Of Mind and Matrix’, off of Proponent for Sentience which came out last fall via Metal Blade. You can watch the video below.  Continue reading

Lyric Video + Tour: Revocation – Labyrinth Of Eyes + Tour With Veil Of Maya

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Revocation is streaming a lyric video created by Wovenwar guitarist and director/animator Nick Hipa for “Labyrinth Of Eyes,” off of their latest album Deathless, out now via Metal Blade. The band will be hitting the road with Veil Of Maya on an upcoming tour.

May 20: Crofoot – Detroit, MI
May 21: Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
May 22: Waterstreet Music Hall – Rochester, NY
May 23: Revolution – Long Island, NY
May 24: Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA
May 25: Canal Club – Richmond, VA
May 26: Lincoln Theatre – Raleigh, NC
May 27: Zydeco – Birmingham, AL
May 28: Underbelly – Jacksonville, FL
May 29: Culture Room – Ft Lauderdale, FL
May 30: State Theater – Tampa, FL
Jun 02: Mesa Music Hall – El Paso, TX
Jun 03: The Rock – Tucson, AZ
Jun 04: Hard Rock – Las Vegas, NV
Jun 06: Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA
Jun 07: Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
Jun 08: Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
Jun 11: The Republik – Calgary, AB
Jun 12: The Pawn Shop – Edmonton, AB
Jun 13: The Exchange- Regina, SK
Jun 14: Pyramid Cabaret – Winnipeg, MB

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